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America's Top Truck Drivers Offer Tips During Operation Safe Driver

ARLINGTON, VA - A team of million-mile, accident-free truck drivers helped to raise safety awareness during Operation Safe Driver, October 14-20, 2012.

The Ram 2500 CNG pickup truck.

Chrysler Begins Production of Ram 2500 CNG Pickup Truck

SALTILLO, MEXICO – Chrysler announced that the first Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks began coming off the assembly line at the company’s Satillo, Mexico, assembly plant, on Oct. 29.

Safety-Kleen Releases EcoPower Documentary

CHICAGO - In its newly released documentary, Safety-Kleen tells the EcoPower story about how engine oil can protect the environment and protect engines, even up to 1 million miles.

GE’s FlexEfficiency* Truck Tour Rolls into Chicago

CHICAGO - GE’s FlexEfficiency Truck Tour, which is showcasing the power generation technology of tomorrow and is making stops in 25 North American cities over the next four months, rolled through Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 25.

TravelCenters of America Turns Out Another Champion Truck Service Technician for Sixth Straight Year at TMCSuperTech Skills Competition

WESTLAKE, OHIO - TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, has once again earned honors at the TMCSuperTech competition.

Grand Prize Winner Announced for Airtex Top Drawer Sweepstakes

FAIRFIELD, IL -Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems announced the winner of the $5,000 Grand Prize in the Top Drawer Sweepstakes.

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces ‘Miles of Fun’ Social Media Contest

FULLERTON, CA – Yokohama Tire Corporation has launched “Miles of Fun,” a social media contest where consumers have the opportunity to dream of and experience their “ultimate road trip,” while driving on all-new YK580 orange oil-infused tires.

Ingersoll Rand Gives Technicians a Chance to Win an Extreme Toolbox Overhaul at SEMA 2012

ANNANDALE, NJ - Vehicle service professionals will have the opportunity to win an Extreme Toolbox Overhaul from Ingersoll Rand at SEMA 2012.

Armstrong Truck & Tractor has been a KIOTI dealer since 2006 and offers the full line of KIOTI tractors, UTV’s and implements for homeowners, farmers, hobby farmers, landscapers and a variety of other end users.

KIOTI Tractor Spotlights Armstrong Truck & Tractor as Standout Dealer

FORD CITY, PA – Armstrong Truck & Tractor was named a KIOTI Million Dollar Dealer for the first time in 2010 and is on track to earn this award in 2012 as well.

Venchurs will show that with a little extra planning and patience, it is completely possible to drive across the country on CNG, a fuel that in many places, costs half as much as regular gasoline.

Venchurs CNG Bi-Fuel Ford Truck to Tow Custom Jeep from Detroit to Las Vegas

ADRIAN, MI - Making the trek from Michigan to Las Vegas for the SEMA Show is a Venchurs’ converted 2012 Bi-Fuel F-350, which will tow one of VWerks’ booth vehicles, a custom upfitted Jeep Wrangler.

Sears Auto Center Announces a New Authorization Offering for Fleet Customers Via Auto Integrate

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL - Sears Auto Center has announced a new service transaction authorization platform with Auto Integrate, a specialty provider of leading-edge e-commerce solutions to the automotive service and fleet management industry.

Navistar, Cummins Finalize Supply Agreements for Emissions Aftertreatment, Heavy-duty Engines

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment technologies with Cummins Inc.

Hino Engines Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction Fifth Consecutive Year

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — As medium-duty truck engine technology advances, more complicated repairs lead to more unscheduled downtime, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Medium-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study released Oct. 18.

Let Your Voice be Heard About Your Fleet Management Career

TORRANCE, CA – "Automotive Fleet" magazine wants to hear about your career as a fleet manager!

Last Chance for Top 100 Commercial Truck Fleets Update

TORRANCE, CA - Does your fleet operate more than 500 trucks, or has your fleet composition or size changed recently? Update your information online today! The deadline has been extended to Friday, Oct. 26.

A.R.E. has painted the custom Pro Football of Fame Truck with a stylized silhouette of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium.

A.R.E. to Auction Pro Football Hall of Fame Truck

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck enthusiasts and pigskin fans now have the chance to own the ultimate football truck from leading truck cover manufacturer A.R.E. and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Zep to Acquire Vehicle Care Division of Ecolab

ATLANTA – Zep Inc., a producer and marketer of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the assets of Ecolab Vehicle Care, a division of Ecolab Inc.,

Peterbilt Sets Record Production Levels for Model 320

DENTON, TEXAS – Peterbilt Motors Company has set a company production record for its popular Model 320.

A Go Natural technician converts an F-150 XLT to bi-fuel CNG during the recent Green Fleet Conference & Expo.--Photo by: Chris Wolski, Work Truck magazine

Go Natural Converts F-150 to Bi-Fuel CNG in Record Time

WOODS CROSS, UT – With a Go Natural conversion kit and two technicians working together, a 2010 5.4L F150 XLT pick-up truck was converted to run on CNG and gasoline (bi-fuel) in just under 2 hours and 15 minutes during the recent Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Schaumburg, Ill.

A MAN Metropolis featuring a Phoenix Drives PD550-dual inverter.

Phoenix Drives Used in MAN Metropolis Hybrid Concept Truck

FARGO, ND – The Phoenix Drives PD550-dual inverter is the main power electronics module used in the MAN Metropolis, which will be on display at the eCarTec International Fair for Electric- and Hybrid-Mobility held 23-25 October 2012 in Munich, Germany.

Ford engineers have raised conventional towing capacity to 18,500 lbs. and improved payload capability to 7,260 lbs.

2013 Ford F-Series Boosts Towing and Payload Capacities

DEARBORN – Ford has strengthened the F-Series lineup for 2013, raising the bar for Super Duty towing, hauling, and braking, according to the automaker.

Navistar Appoints John Pope to Board of Directors

LISLE, IL - Navistar International Corporation announced John Pope, chairman of PFI Group, LLC, a financial management firm, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

Love’s Opens First 'Fast Fill' CNG Facility for Heavy-Duty Trucks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of its first compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel facility designed for rapid fueling of heavy-duty trucks.

Jeff Foxworthy Named Keynote Entertainer for The Work Truck Show 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Jeff Foxworthy, the largest-selling comedy-recording artist in history, will serve as the keynote entertainer at The Work Truck Show 2013.

KIOTI Tractor Launches Winter Retail Programs

WENDELL, NC – KIOTI Tractor, a Division of Daedong-USA, Inc., announced the launch of four new Winter Retail Programs aimed at helping customers equip their tractors for year-round use.


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